We could be sending out as much as $400 million per month in fraudulent emergency payments but the federal government isn’t doing anything to stop it.
Instead, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is attacking those asking questions.
The news comes from a story in the National Post that details how the federal government has suspended “compliance and enforcement” of the EI program during the pandemic.
Reporter Tom Blackwell obtained a copy of a memo sent out in late April to workers processing claims for employment insurance and the Canada emergency response benefit.
Employees at Employment and Social Development Canada were told to turn a blind eye to fraud.